Mission Statement
Our Mission

The primary objective of Arthur’s Beauty College is to provide the education and practical training needed to become a licensed professional in the field of Cosmetology or Instructor. We strive to encourage our students to meet their highest potential through a combination of faculty leadership, personal attention and technical training. At Arthur’s Beauty College, our students receive a solid foundation of knowledge and skills on which to build a successful future.

Staff and Administration

Systems Office - Jacksonville, Arkansas 

  • Chris Strawn – CEO/Instructor 
  • Wade Strawn – Director/Instructor wade@arthursbeautycollege.com
  • Chet Strawn –  Administrative Assistant
  • Mandy Strawn – Director of Marketing and Admissions/Collections
  • Carla Jones – Director of Compliance/Instructor
  • Hazel Elizabeth "Lizzy" Smith – Director of Education/Instructor
  • Natasha LeAnn Peeks – Student Support Services Director/Financial Aid Coordinator/Campus Security Authority Coordinator

Jacksonville Campus 

  • Karen "Renee" Fitzhugh, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official​/Campus Security Authority
  • Trista Fulmer, Supervisor/Instructor

Conway Campus 

  • Charity Robinson, Director of Operations/VA Certifying Official​/Campus Security Authority
  • Kaylee Harrington, Operations Manager
  • Toni Stane, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Joni Hinton, Assistant Director of Education/Instructor
  • Rachel Thomas, Instructor
  • Denice Gaines, Instructor

Fort Smith Campus 

  • Charity Robinson, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official/Campus Security Authority
  • ​Robin Russell, Supervisor/Instructor 

Jonesboro Campus 

  • Mary Catherine Brown, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official/Campus Security Authority
  • Lisa Fletcher, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Erica Hooks, Instructor
  • Courtney Barker, Instructor

Call Instructors ​​

  • Carla Jones 
  • Hazel Elizabeth "Lizzy"​​ Smith 
  • Michelle Rambo-Strawn​​​​
  • ​Wade Strawn
  • Joni Hinton

Family Owned and Operated for Four Generations. 

Chris and Eddie Strawn purchased Arthur's Beauty College from Chris' father, Arthur Doyle, on July 1, 1999. Wade Strawn and Chet Strawn are fourth-generation family members to continue Arthur's fine reputation of educating cosmetology students in Arkansas.  Arthur’s Beauty College has locations in Conway, Fort Smith, Jonesboro and Jacksonville.